Alicia Ratti

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The simple hack that will put an end to that awkward chafing this summer

Oh Spring, it's great to finally meet you. Now that the sun is out in the UK, everything just seems that little bit better, doesn't it?<p>With great …

Release Your Tight Jaw & Neck In 6 Feel-Good Steps

<i>Here at mbg, we believe that beauty is uniquely yours. In our video series Bare Your Beauty, we break down various techniques, rituals, and how-to’s</i> …

13 foods that will lengthen and strengthen your hair

It's true that there is no shortage of hair care products out there that promise to give you healthy, magazine-worthy hair, whether yours is short or long, curly or straight, thick or fine, or some combination of them all.<p>And while all those pretty products in the hair care aisles are great, it …

Nutrition

This Trainer's Insane 20-Minute Treadmill Workout Incinerates Fat and Tones Your Body

An insane 20-minute workout by fitness blogger and trainer Stefanie Williams recently resurfaced, making us second-guess our use of the treadmill's full potential. Williams originally posted the video on her Instagram back in 2016, but it's still as awesome as ever. The high-fat-burning and toning …

These before-and-after photos show how much you can realistically change your abs in 2 weeks

When you already have abs, that is.<p>Most people who want more defined abs do a couple extra crunches or eat half a tub of ice cream rather than the whole thing — but Iulia Danilova, a 25-year-old Los Angeles mum to a 2-year-old daughter, recently pulled out ALL the stops in an effort to sculpt her …

The Breathing Technique a Navy SEAL Uses to Stay Calm and Focused

Breathing is a unique process in the human body. Unlike, for example, digestion, breathing has both an involuntary control mechanism as well as …

6 surprising tips for properly doing the laundry

Add these tips to your washday to make your laundry look, smell and feel better.<p>Even if you're a laundry pro, these tips might surprise you. They'll solve some of your biggest laundry woes and even save you money, from nixing the need to buy dryer sheets to making your whites whiter.<p>Make your …

Laundry

How to fold a fitted sheet

It's not magic, but it does take some practice.<p>Folding a fitted sheet is considered by many to be a magical cleaning secret that only Martha Stewart can pull off. But it's not really that hard, once you know how (and practice a few times).<p>The reason why fitted sheets are so darn hard to fold is …

Sewing

Why did The Beatles come to India (again and again)? This book has answers without being starry-eyed

Ajoy Bose’s ‘Across The Universe’ is clear-eyed and not a hagiography. ‘Jai Gurudeva!’<p>I must confess that before I came across Ajoy Bose’s third …

Every Hidden Wonder of the World You Need to Visit, Mapped

When it comes to exploring the unexplored, things can get somewhat difficult. After all, much of the world has been trekked by somebody or other, and …

The Dos and Don'ts of Amsterdam Coffeeshops

When visiting Amsterdam coffeeshops, which are local legal dispensaries for marijuana, there are few tips you should keep in mind. These dos and …

Cannabis

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New Guidelines Redefine Birth Years for Millennials, Gen-X, and 'Post-Millennials'

You hear about Millennials, Generation X, and the Baby Boomers all the time, but it’s not always clear who’s a part of these groups. In fact, all of …

This Map Shows the Average Income in Every State—and What It's Really Worth

$50,000 goes further in Ohio than New Hampshire.<p>Geography can transform a paycheck. That is: How much your wages are actually worth depends largely …

Demographics

Best IPAs in America

As the craft beer world has grown to support over 4000 unique breweries around the United States, no style has kept up with India Pale Ale. As of …

39 Great Whiskeys You Can Actually Find at Your Liquor Store

Here’s the truth about most “Best Whiskeys” lists you’ll find online: a slideshow of rare Pappy Van Winkles and Macallan Lalique releases aren’t …

9 Lipsticks That Make Your Teeth Look Whiter and Brighter

Flashing a dazzling smile with pearly whites never goes out of style. That said, your cold brew obsession or love of red wine might dull your teeth. Breaking out a brightening lipstick is a quick fix and an instant way to bring out the best of your grin. Read on for nine lip colors that will make …

Woman Captures Video Of A Seal Coming Out Of The Sea To Kiss A Dog

Both the dog and the seal got a Valentine's Day surprise<p>A woman walking on a beach in the United Kingdom was able to capture a rare moment between …

Cute Animals

The Law of Attraction Explained in Simple Terms

Many people have a very deluded idea of what exactly the Law of Attraction (<i>LOA</i>) is these days. Due to mass popularisation of the law, it has been made to seem like a very simple, almost magical process in which you just imagine what you want and "<i>BAM!</i>" it's there. Not so.<p>This law of the Universe …

How to deep clean your mattress

Your mattress is a mite magnet. Here's how to get it clean.<p>Your mattress is probably the last thing you think about cleaning, but chances are it's pretty gross. Humans shed around 1.5 grams of skin a day. That amount can feed about 1 million dust mites, and these bugs are huge contributors to …

Mattresses

Instant Pot Dynamite Cold Tonic

If you need to jolt a cold out of your body with brute force, you might consider starting here. This head-clearing, sniffle-blasting tonic is the …

Meet your match: Google app finds famous art you look like

Grab the Monet and Gogh: The Google Arts & Culture app lets you take a selfie, then compares it to thousands of museum paintings.<p>Sure, we all know what famous person we vaguely look like (I always get Geena Davis, which ... I wish! She's still in a "League of Her Own.") But the blandly named Google …

Apps

Here's Everything Science Knows So Far About The Origins of Humans

The story evolves every year.<p>The question of where we humans come from is one many people ask, and the answer is getting more complicated as new …

What's the Deal with San Marzano Tomatoes?

San Marzano is the name of a variety of roma tomato, one that's a bit meatier, with fewer seeds than the usual roma tomatoes. But most importantly, …

These Natural Alternatives to Xanax Are Proven to Be Effective By Scientific Community

Anxiety has reached epidemic proportions in the United States with over 40 million people affected. Anxiety disorders cost the U.S. more than $42 …

Depression

This Chart of How Long Foods Last in the Freezer Will Blow Your Mind

If you've ever reached into your freezer for something — anything — to make for dinner and spent a good 15 seconds wondering how long it's been in there (and the follow-up question: Is it still good?) before anxiously deciding if it belongs on your plates or in the garbage, you are going to want to …

Amazon Now Delivers Live Plants Right to Your Door — Shop These 10 Picks Under $27

If you are busy hosting guests and throwing parties this season but feel like your home could use a little pick-me-up, try investing in a few houseplants. Amazon just started selling plants that are delivered right to your doorstep, making it easier than ever to spruce up your space. These …

A 10-Minute Yoga-HIIT Workout That's the Best of Both Worlds

<i>Join Cody for $20 a month and access more than 2,500 workout videos to establish an at-home yoga practice, challenge your strength, and up your</i> …

People are ‘scromiting’ after smoking too much cannabis

Cannabis is having a truly hideous effect on some unlucky stoners in the US, where it has recently been legalized in some states.<p>Doctors said users …